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How I Manage Music with Ubuntu Linux

A fun romp through my digital music library and the tools I use to maintain it. Get mp3gain for Ubuntu from MartIn Wimpress: https://launchpad.net/~flexiondotorg/+archive/ubuntu/audio Ubuntu users should remove this package for best quality mp3 audio playback: sudo apt purge gstreamer1.0-fluendo-mp3 Please join the discussion at EzeeTalk. https://www.ezeelinux.com/talk/ It’s free, secure and fun! Please be sure to give… Read more »

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Linux File System/Structure Explained!

Ever get confused where to find things in Linux and where programs get installed? I’ll explain what all the folders are for, and what’s in them! My Patreon : https://www.patreon.com/doriandotslash Music by MrGamer (@AndreasRohdin): https://soundcloud.com/gamermachine More great Linux goodness! Mycroft – The World’s First Truly Open Home AI No DNS with Ubuntu and Android Hotspot… Read more »

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Private Internet Access Tray Icon For elementary OS

Frustrated trying to get Private Internet Access (PIA) to work in elementary OS? Tried all the tricks and no dice. Then keep reading. Also, the above link is indeed an affiliate link. Should you sign up at the affiliate link for PIA above, I get a small piece of that revenue. Okay, disclosure done. Let’s… Read more »

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Install the Tilda Terminal Emulator

A look at the Tilda Terminal Emulator Tilda on GitHub: https://github.com/lanoxx/tilda Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! Also check out http://www.ezeelinux.com for more about Linux. More great Linux goodness! Linux PulseAudio Doesn’t Suck | For The Record Schedule FiOS Router Reboots with a Pogoplug EzeeLinux Show 18.17 | Care and… Read more »

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EzeeLinux BASH Scripts, Tweaks and Tricks

We take a look at what’s available on the EzeeLinux BASH Scripts page and play with some nifty Tweaks and Tricks. EzeeLinux BASH Scripts Page. Please be sure to give EzeeLinux a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Thanks! Also check out http://www.ezeelinux.com for more about Linux. More great Linux goodness! Private Internet Access Tray Icon For elementary… Read more »

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No DNS with Ubuntu and Android Hotspot Solution

So on occasion, I rely on my wife’s Macbook Pro as I lack a laptop. Before you judge, understand that it’s dual-booting OS X and Ubuntu MATE 16.04. For obvious reasons, I use the latter. At home, I’m able to connect to my home wifi network without any issues at all. Pure 802.11n goodness, zero… Read more »

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NVIDIA Linux Video Game Tearing Fix

Today’s quick tip should help you to deal with a common NVIDIA video issue that plagues many of us. Some things to consider before going forward include: 1) You’re using X11 and NOT Wayland. 2) This addresses horizontal video game tearing that affects many Linux gamers using NVIDIA cards with the current proprietary video drivers…. Read more »

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Ubuntu Server Security Updates Only

Today’s quick tip is actually a lesser-known way of keeping up your security updates, but doing so without the very buggy unattended-upgrades package for Ubuntu server. Here’s a lesser known way to patch your system that’s less buggy. You’re experiences may vary. When running updates in an attended state, such as using apt or running… Read more »

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Write Your Own CPU Meter in Bash

Here’s a fun little project that is a pretty good combination of array use and pattern manipulation. #!/bin/bash function get_mhz() { while read line; do if [[ $line =~ cpu\ MHz ]]; then local hunks=(${line}) local ahz=(${hunks[3]}) local bars=$(( (${ahz%%.*} * (${COLUMNS} – 12) )/3500)) printf “%s:%${bars}s\n” $ahz ‘=’ | tr ‘ ‘ ‘=’ fi… Read more »

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TeamViewer Alternatives for Linux

If you follow tech news at all, you’ve heard about “the happening” over at TeamViewer and of the “stuff” the victims of this exploit inadvertently purchased for the bad guys. Now, some of you might be thinking that this is old news. After all, this was like a month ago. What’s in the past stays… Read more »